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millennials
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This is Why Millennials Want to Work Remotely

Since 2015, millennials (those born between 1981 and 1996) have made up the bulk of the American workforce. The sheer size of this generational group means that millennials are revolutionizing the way we work. Companies are reshaping to meet their needs and demands, the most prevalent of which is work flexibility: in a survey by...
remote work
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How Can Entrepreneurs Remedy the 3 Biggest Remote Work Struggles?

The results of Buffer’s State of Remote Work 2018 Report have revealed (not-so-surprisingly) that remote work is here to stay. Ninety percent of remote workers that participated in the study shared that they plan on working remotely for the rest of their careers, with 94 percent encouraging other workers to follow their lead. The benefits that...
remote staff
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3 Management Strategies for Building a Reliable Remote Staff

According to a Gallup survey released in early 2017, remote work has consistently been on the rise since 2012. Forty three percent of employed Americans surveyed said they worked remotely in 2016. The polling agency noted that telecommuting opportunities also play a significant role in whether an employee takes or leaves a job. Flexible scheduling...
Flextime
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A Flexible Option to Fight the Rising Cost of Employee Benefits

As new and existing small businesses look for creative ways to offer benefits in order to stay competitive, more employees are also asking for some degree of flexible work arrangements. Given the rising cost of employee benefits, is this something your business should consider? If your employees make this request, would you listen? The benefits and...
Working remotely
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4 Tips to Increase Productivity and Save Your Sanity While Working Remotely

Each year, more Americans are working remotely than ever before. An early 2020 Flexjobs study shows that in 2015, 3.9 million U.S. workers were working remotely. Today that number is at 4.7 million, or 3.4 percent of the population.   It makes sense that more employers and employees are choosing remote work. Telecommuting has been proven to increase...
Online hiring platforms
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3 Online Hiring Platforms for E-Commerce Startups

You can set up an e-commerce store in just a few hours, thanks to all of the technology in our world today, but building and sustaining a successful e-commerce store takes careful time and planning. Launching an online store can be a daunting task. Entrepreneurs are often short on time, budget and staff, frequently looking for...
Remote hiring
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Remote Hiring: Tips for Finding Successful Employees

Remote hiring can be a challenge as well as a deviation from the norm. Many of us are more comfortable with an in-person, intimate setting in which we can assess a candidate’s suitability for a position. When hiring remotely, you broaden your talent pool in a way that can be hugely beneficial for your company,...
Remote employees
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4 Tips for Working With Remote Employees

The very nature of work is changing, and in some cases, it’s happening right before our eyes. If you need proof, look no further than the explosion in remote work opportunities over the last few years. Both established corporations and fresh new startups are giving employees more freedom than ever to work where it’s most convenient...